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Growing up Muslim : understanding Islamic beliefs and practices

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Delacorte Press, Volume 1st, New York, p.213 (2012)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr BP161.3 .A385 2012

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9729151

Keywords:

Islam, Islam--Juvenile literature

Abstract:

Contents: Pt. 1. Muslim beliefs and practices (or, What it's like to grow up Muslim in California). Starting with the basics : what do Muslims eat? -- Definitions and the Declaration of Faith -- How many times a day do you pray? -- Fasting : the ultimate internal conflict -- Holidays : from turkey dinner to baklava -- Donating to charity -- A Muslim pilgrim's progress -- Everyday rules of behavior for Muslims -- Fashion sense (or, What Muslims wear) -- Relationships between men and women (or, Can I go to the school dance?) -- pt. 2. When did Islam start and how did it develop? Muhammad and his mission -- How Muslims view the world : God, angels, and Adam and Eve -- The basis of Islam : the Qur'an, the Sunnah, and the Shariah -- From sand dunes to Spain : the spread of Islam -- pt. 3. Modern Muslim demographics. Who's who : Sunni, Shi'a, Sufi, and more -- Muslims : who we are and where we live.; Summary: A comprehensive introduction to one of the world's major religions and its' everyday context in Muslim life in America.

Publication Language:

eng

Notes:

Ages 10 to 16